CO-FOUNDER, EAST RIVER PARTNERS LLC; ENTREPRENEUR & REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER
Jody Kriss has been working at the intersection of real estate and finance for the past two decades. Jody is one of the more active developers in New York City, completing the acquisition and development of 10 (and counting) ground-up or gut-rehab condominium projects over the last five years. In addition to development, Jody Kriss has assembled a portfolio of hundreds of units of multi-family and commercial properties in and around NYC and Connecticut through East River Partners. He has been recognized for excellence in historic preservation by the Victorian Society of New York for ERP’s conversion of 415 E 6th Street, a landmarked synagogue that ERP converted into condominiums.
Prior to founding ERP, Jody Kriss was a partner in a real estate development firm that partnered with Trump on the development of several large-scale projects. He began his career as an associate at boutique investment bank APC Realty Advisors and prior to that as an analyst at a real estate development firm The Athena Group.
Jody and his work have been featured in the NY Times (several times), Wall Street Journal, The NY Daily News, Downtown Magazine, and many other publications. When not working, Jody can be found on the tennis court.